Aveland, wapentake, S. Lincolnshire, 54,588 ac.,
Aveley, par. and vil., S. Essex, 2 miles from Pur-
fleet sta. and 7 miles SE. of Romford, 2951 ac. and 128
water and foreshore, pop. 972; P.O., T.O.
Avcnbury, par., NE. Herefordshire, 1^ mile SE.
of Bromyard, 3233 ac., pop. 371.
Avening, par., mid. Gloucestershire, 6 miles SE.
of Stroud, 4510 ac., pop. 2018; P.O.
Avenis, tithing, Bisley par., E. Gloucestershire, 4J
miles E. of Stroud.
Avenue, sta. on London and North-Western Ry., in
Aven Water, an affluent of Feugh water, on border
between Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire.
Averbam, par. and township, S. Notts, 2 miles NW.
of Newark, on river Trent—par., 2646 ac. (with Slay-
thorpe), pop. 208 ; township, pop. 164.
Avernish, hamlet, SW. Ross-shire, on Lochalsh.
Aveton Gifford, par. and vil., S. Devon, on river
Avon, 3J miles NW. of Kingsbridge and 7 miles S. of
Kingsbridge Road sta., 3182 ac. (130 water), pop.
Avich, loch (3^ miles by f mile), Kilchrennan and
Delavich par., mid. Argyllshire.
Aviemore, sta. on Highland Ry., Duthill par., S.
Elginshire, 12J miles SW. of Grantown ; P.O., T.O.
Aville, hamlet, Dunster par., W. Somerset.
Avington.—par., SW. Berks, on river Kennet, 2\
miles E. of Hungerford, 1185 ac., pop. 109.—2. Aving-
ton, par. and seat, N. Hants, 5 miles NE. of Win-
chester, 1812 ac. (23 water), pop. 204.
Avisford, hundred, Arundel rape, W. Sussex, 15,239
ac., pop. 3110. A. House is 4\ miles W. of Arundel.
Avishayes.—seat, Dorset; post-town, Shaftesbury.
—2. Avisbayes, seat, S. Somerset, 2 miles E. of Chard.
Avoca. See Ovoca.
Avocb, par. and fishing vil. in Black Isle, E. Ross-
shire, If mile SW. of Fortrose—par., 8030 ac., pop.
1691; vfl., pop. 905; P.O.
Avon.—par., N. Wilts, 3 miles NE. of Chippenham,
on river Avon, 156 ac., pop. 19.—2. Avon, hamlet,
Stratford-under-the-Castle par., S. Wilts, 2 miles NW.
of Salisbury.—3. Avon, tithing, Sopley par., Hants, 4
miles N. by W. of Christchurch.—4. Avon, river,
S. Devon; rises in Dartmoor Forest, flows SE. to the
English Channel at Thurlestone, and is 20 miles long.
—5. Avon, river, Glamorgan ; rises near Aberpergwm,
flows SW. to the British Channel at Aberavon, and is
15 miles long.—6. Avon, affluent of the Ulsk, at Caer-
leon, Monmouthshire, 16 miles long.—7. Avon, or
East Avon, river, Wilts and Hants; rises 2f miles
E. of Devizes, Wilts, flows past Salisbury to the English
Channel at Christchurch, is 48 miles long, and is
navigable to Salisbury.—8. Avon, or Lower Avon,
river, Gloucestershire, Wilts, and Somerset; it rises
near Tetbury, on SE. border of Gloucestershire, and
flows through the above cos. and past Bristol to the
Bristol Channel at Kings Road. It is 75 miles long,
and is navigable to Bristol (8 miles) for large vessels,
and to Bath (12 miles) for vessels of small draught. It
is noted for its high tides—spring tides often reaching
40 ft.—9. Avon, Little, or Middle Avon, river, W.
Gloucestershire; rises on the Cotswold Hills, near
Alderley, flows NW. to the Severn estuary near Berke-
ley, and is 15 miles long. —10. Avon, or Upper
Avon, river; rises near Naseby, Northamptonshire, and
flows through Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Worcester-
shire, and Gloucestershire, to a confluence with river
Severn at Tewkesbury. It is 96 miles long, and is
navigable for small vessels to Evesham. Its chief afflu-
ents are the Alne, Leame, Stour, Sow, and Swift.
Avon.—river, in Banffshire; rising in Loch Aan, it
flows 30 miles N. to the Spey at Ballindalloch.—2.
Avon, river, in cos. Dumbarton, Stirling, and Linlith-
gow, flowing 18 miles E., NE., and NW. to the Firth of
Forth at Grangemouth.—3. Avon, affluent of river
Clyde at Hamilton, Ayrsh. and Lanarksh., 28 m. long.
Avon Bank, seat, Worcestershire, near Pershore.
Avon, or Aven, lake. See Aan.
Avonbeg, the middle one of the 3 headstreams
of the Ovoca, co. Wicklow, running about 16 miles from
Lake Finogefin to a confluence with the Avonmore and
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